Most of the time when I post I try to write from a position of taking the alternative right seriously — although with the rise of Donald Trump as a political phenomenon I believe that is our only option. When I read what the alt-right crowd writes or listen to what they say, I at least try to have an understanding of where they’re coming from. At the very least I have to at least have a basic understanding of the people I vehemently disagree with. I try to keep my snark to a minimum when I write about them. Besides, now that the alt-right is getting more and more famous (or infamous as it were), I can leave the outright mockery, for the most part, to other people. Which brings me to the fact that I noticed the hashtag #AltRightPoetry trending on Twitter this evening.
I don’t know how it got started or even why, but I browsed the results and, instead of me just showing you boring screen captures of tweets like I would usually do, I decided to class things up a bit. Here are some of the more amusing results: